Total Time
1hr 10mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 55 mins

We would make this for "Special Dinners". It's elegant but simple to make. Serve with a good white wine. Enjoy!!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 (7 ounce) boxherb and butter Rice-A-Roni
  • 1 (9 ounce) package green beans, frozen, fresh
  • 14 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 Cornish hens, split in halves
  • 13 cup apricot preserves
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard


  1. Heat over to 400°F
  2. Prepare rice according to directions.
  3. Add green beans and pepper, mix.
  4. Spoon rice mix into 7x11-inch glass baking dish.
  5. Top with hens (you can use 1 whole chicken, quartered if you like).
  6. Bake for 30 minutes.
  7. Combine preserves and mustard, brush on hens. (you can use peach preserves if you like).
  8. Continue baking 15 to 25 minutes or until hens are no longer pink and glaze is golden brown.

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